Operating System

Faheem Ahmed
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ThirdYear Third Year Quiz on Operating System, created by Faheem Ahmed on 03/26/2018.

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Question 1

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Which of the following page replacement algorithm use the technique of replace that page which is not used in the near future?
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  • Least Recently Used
  • Least Frequently Used
  • Optimal Page Replacement
  • First In First Out

Question 2

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A common programming construct for implementing mutual exclusion which uses condition variables is called
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  • Semaphore
  • Deadlock
  • Monitor
  • Locking interrupts
  • Threads

Question 3

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DMA stands for
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  • Direct Management access
  • Direct memory access
  • Dual memory access
  • Data memory access
  • Dual memory array

Question 4

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Which of the following is in correct order of size, smallest first?
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  • Cylinder, track, sector
  • Cylinder, sector, track
  • Sector, track, cylinder
  • Sector, cylinder, track
  • Track, cylinder, sector

Question 5

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Which of the following is NOT a necessary condition for deadlock to occur?
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  • Mutual exclusion
  • Hold and wait
  • Wait and signal
  • Circular wait
  • Hold

Question 6

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The time required to move the disk head to the desired track is known as
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  • Access Time
  • Track Time
  • Latency Time
  • Seek Time
  • Block Time

Question 7

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A distributed system is a collection of processors that do not share_______.
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  • CPU
  • Memory
  • I/O devices
  • Network
  • File

Question 8

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The process of converting logical address into physical address is known as
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  • Conversion
  • Displacement
  • Relocation
  • Transfer
  • None of the above

Question 9

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In a segmentation scheme the logical memory will be divided into
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  • Pages
  • Frames
  • Blocks
  • Cells
  • Segments

Question 10

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Which of the technique is used to recover the process from starvation situation?
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  • Paging
  • Aging
  • Compaction
  • Starvation
  • Reduction

Question 11

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In Unix, dev/null
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  • Is a file
  • Has write permission for all
  • Is the UNIX built-in dustbin
  • All of these

Question 12

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Redirection in pipes can be achieved by using
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  • >
  • >>
  • tee
  • lpr

Question 13

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The PID of the kernel process is
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  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • undefined

Question 14

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Which of the following statements best explains a process?
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  • It is a program.
  • It is a program in execution.
  • It is an instance of a program in execution.
  • It is a program that uses system calls.

Question 15

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An incremental backup
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  • uses more tapes
  • should be done each month
  • saves only files that have recently changed
  • saves all files

Question 16

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In real-time operating systems, which of the following is the most suitable scheduling scheme?
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  • round-robin
  • first-come-first-served
  • preemptive
  • random scheduling

Question 17

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If there are 32 segments, each of size 1 K byte, then the logical address should have
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  • 13 bits
  • 14 bits
  • 15 bits
  • 16 bits

Question 18

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Which of the following refers to the associative memory?
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  • Address of the data is generated by the CPU
  • Address of the data is supplied by the users.
  • There is no need for an address ie the data is used as an address
  • Data are accessed sequentially

Question 19

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Mutual exclusion problem occurs between
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  • two disjoint processes that do not interact
  • processes that share resources
  • processes that do not use the same resource
  • None of these

Question 20

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Kernel is
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  • considered as critical part of operating system.
  • software which monitors operating system.
  • set of primitive functions upon which rest of operating system functions are built up.
  • none of the above.

Question 21

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Which of the following page replacement algorithms suffers from Belady`s anomaly?
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  • Optimal replacement
  • LRU
  • FIFO
  • Both optimal replacement and FIFO

Question 22

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Locality of reference implies that the page reference being made by a process
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  • will always be to the page used in previous page refernce
  • is likely to be one of the pages used in the last few page references
  • will always be one of the pages existing in memory
  • will always lead to a page fault

Question 23

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The time of admission of job to ready queue to completion is_______
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  • Turnaround time
  • Burst time
  • Response time
  • None of the above

Question 24

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which of the following is the command for the searching a pattern in a file
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  • find
  • grep
  • lookup
  • none

Question 25

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When fork() is given
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  • It creats a child process
  • Allocate slot in process table
  • returns 0 to parent & ID to child
  • All of the above
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